California State Senator Bill Monning

The Toughest Part of Any Negotiation Is Getting People to the Table

Bill Monning - photo by Jake Fabricius

Bill Monning is a California state senator who represents the Central Coast. He co-authored the End of Life Option Act, which allows terminally ill patients to request aid in dying. Before joining a Zócalo/UCLA panel discussion on end-of-life care—“Does Medicine Know How to Approach Death?”—he talked in the Zócalo green room about childhood obesity, Chinatown, and the best beach in his district.

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